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The Rookie
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Dennis Quaid Dennis Quaid
Jimmy Morris
Rachel Griffiths Rachel Griffiths
Lorri Morris
Jay Hernandez Jay Hernandez
Joaquin 'Wack' Campos
Beth Grant Beth Grant
Olline
Angus T. Jones Angus T. Jones
Hunter Morris
Brian Cox Brian Cox
Jim Morris Sr.
Rick Gonzalez Rick Gonzalez
Rudy Bonilla
Chad Lindberg Chad Lindberg
Joe David West


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An average movie

5 years, 9 months ago at Jan 4 12:34
Since I have a weak spot for Dennis Quaid, I thought I should check this one out, even though I didn't expect much from it. Basically, to enjoy this flick, it all depends where you stand towards sports movie. I mean, if you enjoy them, you wil love it and, if you cannot stand the genre, you won't like it much I'm afraid. The fact that is based on a true story doesn't change this whatsoever. Indeed... read more

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4 years, 10 months ago at Dec 18 22:34
For those sports fans out there, this inspirational story of an unexpected underdog is a great pick. Quaid plays a high school baseball coach who tries out for the major league on a dare.
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Description: Jim Morris is a Texas high school chemistry teacher and coach of the school's baseball team. He's always loved baseball and as a way of motivating his players, he agrees to go to a professional try-out if they win the championship. He once had aspirations to be a professional baseball player but an injury brought that to an end. Sure enough, the 39 year-old father of three finds himself at a camp for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and he somehow seems to have regained his pitching arm, easily throwing a 98 mph fastball. Signed to a contract, he toils in the minor leagues while his supportive wife stays home raising their children. He ... (more)
Release date: 29 March 2002
UPC: 786936197372
Tags: Sports (9), Baseball (8), Drama (7), Biopic (3), 2000s (3), 2002 (3), Family (2), Disney (2), Biography (2), Sport (1), Sort (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), SnP (1), Road Trip (1), MLB (1), DVD (1), 2004 (1), Jim Morris (1), Rookie (1), Dennis Quaid (1)
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